To celebrate the launch of Jaron Hill's Digital Residency project Greetings From The Sick Bed, we’ve selected five artists who have explored fantasy within their work: Julian Claxton, Heather Eastes, Mark Scott-Wood, Richard Bartle and David Theobald.
Saga (Tamaran), 2016
Individual works produced for Saga (Tamaran) show, El Castillo, Santa Brigida, Gran Canaria - 2-5 March 2016
Zanne Andrea/David Blandy & Larry Achiampong/Yvonne Buchheim/Julian Claxton/Martyn Cross/ChrisKim Fordwohs/Helen Grant/James Hutchinson/Harry Meadley/Mark Samsworth
Arriving in the night, a group of UK based artists explore themes of disturbance, dislocation and dissonance on the ancient island of Tamaran in the mid Atlantic. Informed by Guanche culture and in observance of Acoran, Chaxiraxi, Chijoraji and Magec, our contemporary Faykans present film, object and image in a miniature Bond Villain's lair.
Shore Song, 2019
A song of absurdity sung from a blustery shore to the distant shores opposite in march 2019.
Oil on wood.
Witch Man Tree Daemon (dark match forest wrestler), 2012-2014
The Witch Man Tree Daemon (dark match forest wrestler) 2012 is an ongoing and developing piece of live art.
A demon steals a horse, 2018
Acrylic on canvas.
Dominion (collaboration with Joe Vallory), 2012 - 2013
A 'Spaghetti Western' dredged from the action figure spare parts bin.
Production Credits: All modelling, painting and original photography by Joe Vallory. All digital animation, compositing, rendering and editing by David Theobald. Music composed and performed by INDI.
Published 24 February 2022